Understanding the impact of combined TB and HIV diagnosis in diverse epidemics

Location

Canada, Canada

Dates

10/01/2012 - 03/01/2016

PI

David Dowdy, MD, PhD, ScM

We are developing models to understand the overlap of TB and HIV in three epidemiologically distinct settings (Canada, India, and Uganda), including the potential role of different combined diagnostic strategies, given the different breakdown of populations at high TB risk, high HIV risk, and high combined TB/HIV risk.

Projects

APT: Assessing PA-824 for Tuberculosis

A Phase 2 clinical trial of PA-824, an investigational nitroimidazole, as part of multidrug therapy for pulmonary TB; in...

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Understanding the costs and...

We have conducted an empirical costing analysis of facility-based versus community-based treatment for TB in Bangladesh and are...

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Quantitative assessment of the tipping point...

Quantitative methods will be used to study Mtb dynamics to determine the tipping point for macrophage infection, which depends...

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ICOHRTA Training Program (Fogarty)

International Clinical, Operational, and Health Services Research Award (ICOHRTA) training program. A training program that...

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